Besides rice , bowls of noodle or "kuey tiew" is also one of Thai people's main courses. No matter where you are in Thailand, you will be able to find a noodle canteen. A bowl of noodle is not only a fast and easier meal to eat However, bowls of noodles are not Thailand's creation. They were originated from China which the Chinese have been consuming bowls of noodle for more than 2,000 years. In Mandarin, "kuey" means flour and "tiew" means noodles therefore the word "kuey tiew" means noodles that are made of flour.